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AIRSHIP By Richard Smith
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Amelia Earhart had been missing for almost 75 years when retired shuttle commander, Col. Burt Johnson, boarded the 850 foot long airship, MONTEREY. Finding the long missing pilot never crossed Burt's... More > mind as he watched the crew prepare the giant dirigible for its maiden flight to Hawaii. Now standing in the warm sand, Burt thought about the crash of the Monterey and the plight of the 114 survivors that were depending on him for rescue. As he stared at the business end of a rusty WWII carbine and the scattered wreckage of Ms. Earhart's Lockheed Electra, he wondered if the old sailor would really pull the trigger.< Less
The Great Airship By F. S. Brereton
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The Great Airship is A Tale of Adventure written by F. S. Brereton. Author of "A Boy of the Dominion" "The Hero of Panama" "On the Field of Waterloo" "John... More > Bargreave's Gold" &c. Illustrated by C. M. Padday BLACKIE & SON LIMITED LONDON AND GLASGOW.< Less
My Airships By Alberto Santos-Dumont
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My Airships. The Story of My Life by Alberto Santos-Dumont. Published in 1904. Alberto Santos-Dumont was a Brazilian aviation pioneer. The heir of a wealthy family of coffee producers, Santos Dumont... More > dedicated himself to aeronautical study and experimentation in Paris, France, where he spent most of his adult life.< Less
Archie The Airship By Nicola J Bolton
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Archie the Airship lives a simple, easy life flying people on little trips in the countryside. But every day he sees trains, cars and planes rushing past and longs to see more of the world. So one... More > day he sneaks off on an adventure all of his own! Join Archie as he travels to France and makes new friends!< Less
Archie The Airship By Nicola J Bolton
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Archie the Airship lives a simple, easy life flying people on little trips in the countryside. But every day he sees trains, cars and planes rushing past and longs to see more of the world. So one... More > day he sneaks off on an adventure all of his own! Join Archie as he travels to France and makes new friends!< Less
Airship Andy By Frank V. Webster
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Andy Nelson is a young chauffeur, working for his father, who finds some money lost by one of his customers, and his honesty leads him into an association with a man who is acknowledged as being the... More > Airship King. And, that leads the boy into a flying mystery involving foreign spies and intrigue. This is a one-off story from Frank V. Webster, who wrote many books for young boys.< Less
Airships and Surveillance By Dominique Manière
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Airships have a great public image as aircrafts respectful of the environment. Airships are increasingly used for surveillance. This is a short introduction to aerostatics, in order to increase the... More > efficiency (and the ROI) of all organizations interested by this type of surveillance. It gives them a better understanding of all that Airships can (and cannot) do, enabling them to discuss their contracts with more know-how and efficiency.< Less
Airship Aerodynamics By
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Airship Aerodynamics Technical Manual was originally published in 1941 by the U.S. War Department. The original intent of the document was as a text for the instruction of airship pilots, and as a... More > reference text for lighter-than-air-pilots in the operation of their craft. It is a short basic text that should be approachable by talented high school seniors, though there is some terminology and ideas that beginning college engineering students would be more comfortable and familiar. General areas covered in the document include: Air Resistance, Power Requirements for Propulsion, Stability, Control, and Aerodynamic Stresses. (69 pages)< Less
Airships and Angels By Jocelyn Pettway, Kristina Krumholt
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In a world where Britannia rules the waves and air, Ananda Ranga Kumar finds himself aboard an Airship headed to the shining city of New York. Although he yearns to unlock the secrets of this kingdom... More > of science, he finds much more than the answers he was seeking. In a world where so much is different, he finds there is still so much to change.< Less
The Story of the Airship By Hugh Allen
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Originally published by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. as a promotional, The Story of the Airship chronicles the history and development of these great “silver cruisers of the sky.” ... More > Filled with photos and authoritative text, the book springs from an era when dirigibles, balloons and blimps competed against airplanes for public attention. Sadly, incidents such as those that befell the USS Macon, USS Akron and Hindenburg caused the public to lose faith in these craft. published before these tragedies, this book chronicles some of the stunning achievements made in the 10s, 20’s and 30s. It can be seen as a testament to a golden era, when the sky was full of promise, and serene voyages of wonder could still be made, in these amazing aircraft.< Less